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A Kid's Guide to African American History: More than 70 Activities (A Kid's Guide )
What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country? They were all great African Americans. For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural awareness among children of ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Chicago Review Press
(first published June 1st 1994)
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Dec 01, 2013 Michael rated it it was amazing
I like the mix of comprehensive history, important highlights, and simple straightforward writing in this book. Also, the activities seemed to relate very well to the text in each section, and enhanced the learning. This book is a book every American should read, not just African American and not just children. I was amazed at how much I learned as an adult (granted, a white adult who was sheltered from a lot of African American history growing up) about the history of our country and even a bit ...more
Nancy I. Sanders is the bestselling and award-winning children's author of over 100 books. Her children's books include D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD: AN AFRICAN AMERICAN ALPHABET, AMERICA'S BLACK FOUNDERS, and FREDERICK DOUGLASS FOR KIDS. She loves to teach writers at writing conferences and teleclasses so that they can take their writing career to the next level. Her workshops are based on her groundb ...moreMore about Nancy I. Sanders
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